Russia’s All-Female Battalions of Death

In a momentous act of devotional citizenship and spirited patriotism, tens of thousands of Russian women volunteered to join the country’s ‘Battalions of Death’. They offered their allegiance, and even their lives, to protect ‘Mother Russia’ from the foreign aggressors of World War I.   Russia’s female volunteers echoed history’s celebrated female warriors, the likes Continue Reading

Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde was an author, playwright, and poet born on 16 October 1854 in Dublin, Ireland. After graduating from Oxford University with first class marks, he lectured as a poet, art critic and became known for his flamboyant style and genius wit. Wilde is remembered not only for his work but also for his infamous Continue Reading